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If prime minister-designate Haidar al-Abadi in Iraq is to hope to defeat the so-called "Islamic State" , he must find a way to re-incorporate Iraq's Sunni Arabs into the government, which has been dominated by Shiite religious parties since 2005, partly because of Neoconservative U.S. preference for Arab Shiite rule under the Bush occupation.
The first section is a new introduction written for TomDispatch . ] There are extraordinary elements in the present U.S. policy in Iraq and Syria that are attracting surprisingly little attention.
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A quarter mile away is a sign, with flashing yellow lights, alerting you to slow down to 15. It's a school zone.
A Jacksonville firefighter is suing the city after she says her coworkers harassed and demeaned her for months in retaliation for filing a complaint about pornography in the firehouse , local news channels reported Thursday.
New video footage from a cell phone camera at the scene of a deadly shooting by two St. Louis Metropolitan police officers two days ago strongly betrays the depiction of the killing given by the department in the aftermath of the incident.
Hedy Epstein , 90-year-old Holocaust survivor who was arrested Monday at a protest outside Gov. Jay Nixon's office in St. Louis.
Jim Hoft has been called a lying douchebag, a spinner of tall tales, and a guy who plays into extremist right wing narratives that people such as Matt Drudge buy into and support.
Media outlets are uncritically reporting the false claim in a new attack ad from the National Rifle Association that gun safety advocate Michael Bloomberg wants to "ban ... your guns."
Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks to the media before turning himself in to authorities at the Blackwell-Thurman Criminal Justice Center on Aug. 19 in Austin, Tex.
A police officer on Tuesday arrested Jamelle Spain outside the Buzz Westfall Justice Center in Clayton, Missouri.
Atpeace Makita, a single mother of five children who turned to activism after her water was shut off by the Detroit Water and Sewage Department, talks with Dennis Trainor, Jr. about the Detroit Water Brigade and what it is like to living during the current push for the privatization of the water supply.
The Iraqi military made a push on Tikrit north of Baghdad on Tuesday, but had to call off their campaign when they ran into minefields, booby-trapped buildings, sniping and artillery and mortar fire on the part of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria , which now styles itself the "Islamic State" .
Some police officers in St. Louis County, Missouri, have apparently taken longer than others to notice that the whole world is watching them.
The face-off between police and protesters in and around Ferguson, Mo., continued Tuesday, with tensions further kindled by reports of another police shooting and by more details about slain teenager Michael Brown.
If prejudice is a structure, as it has now become popular to say, what are its girders made of? What holds it up and what makes it endure? Certainly a great many scholars have ventured indispensable answers to these questions, but in the wake of Michael Brown's murder and the ongoing tragedy in Ferguson, Missouri , I think there is one thing we can ... (more)
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